New-Old Art Form, or Playful Pollution?
To stack stones, or not to stack stones... After twenty-two years of raising children, I recall the simple things, chief among them our family's days on the North Shore, and the South Shore, of Lake Superior. Other families were rock climbing, perhaps. Someone...
A Four Year-Old Honor: Drew Shonka Photography Still One of Wisconsin’s Best Places to Work
At the height of his powers: Award Recipient Drew Shonka Article reprinted from March 31, 2016 ~ The bOnion Drew Shonka Photography, of Viroqua, Wisconsin, has been included on the short, exclusive list of "Wisconsin's Best Places to Work," an annual compilation...
A New Way to Have Your Baby: Co-op Birthing Movement Takes Off
Giving birth in the USA has been a long and winding road, throughout the two and half centuries of our history. What began as home birthing, for lack of modern medical facilities, moved into hospitals in the early to mid-twentieth century. In the 1990s and 2000s we...
A rare glimpse of a rare banana snake
It is harmless, unless you are a banana.
“There’s just no way to tell people they are all walking around, shining, like the sun.” — Thomas Merton